February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

No Charges Pending Against Prosecutor

Rumors that Mackinac County Prosecuting Attorney Clayton Graham has been arrested on drug charges are unfounded and untrue, Sheriff Scott Strait has told More...

EUP School Districts Explore Cost-Cutting Ideas

Sharing Superintendents, Other Measures Are Designed To Forestall Consolidation, Keep Schools Open

School districts in the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) are studying the possibility of sharing superintendents and other administrative resources as a way to cut costs. More...

‘True Colors’ on Cedarville Bay

Pat Pollard of Cedarville shows his true colors when ice fishing on Cedarville Bay, sporting the maize and blue of the University of Michigan. More...

St. Ignace Squirts Win District Title

The St. Ignace Squirts captured the District 7 championship after posting a perfect 5-0 record and outscoring their opponents 33-8 during the tourney at the Little Bear East Arena in St. More...

News

Visitors Bureau Calls on Residents for Events Ideas

The Events Committee of the St. Ignace Visitors Bureau is seeking to tap into the creativity and knowledge of community residents to bring in new programs and events. Its More...

Les Cheneaux Historical Society Seeks Volunteers for Festival Help

The Les Cheneaux Historical Association is now accepting applications for its annual Festival of Arts, which is held in conjunction with the Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show in August. This year More...

Bruce Dodson, No Longer Mayor, Still Promotes St. Ignace in Travels

Known to Some as

For 20 years, Bruce Dodson has handed out thousands of small wooden tokens that say, More...

Sports

LaSalle Grapplers Enjoy Best Week of Season

Green, Fitzpatrick Each 5-0 in Big Day at Sault

St. More...

Fitzpatrick 11th Saint To Earn 100th Victory

Sam Fitzpatrick (119) became the 11th wrestler from LaSalle High School (LHS) to join the century club after posting his 100th career win Saturday, at the Sault Super Dual. More...

Brown, Swirsky Add More Than Stats to Mat Program

Athletic programs need more than coaches and athletes to have a strong and successful team. More...

Columns

Ice or No Ice, Fishing Opportunity’s There

Outdoor Matters

Michigan%27s climate and impressive number of freshwater lakes, streams, and Great Lakes waters offer anglers four seasons of terrific recreational fishing. More...

Justice Weaver Continues Term Limit Fight

Michigan Politics

There will be no quiet fade for maverick Republican Justice Betty Weaver, who postponed indefinitely her announced 2005 resignation from the Michigan Supreme Court in order to press her uphill fight for term limits and other major changes affecting t More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Wednesay, February 8, is the 100th day of the school year. Kelly Stack More...

Parents Asked To Shape Future Workforce

Michigan parents are being asked to help keep young people in Michigan by providing the technological skills needed by employers. More...

A Warm Sunrise Over Winter’s Chill

This photograph of a winter sunrise was taken Friday, January 27, from the bluff overlooking the north end of Moran Bay in St. Ignace. Ice in the bay comes and goes, and an ice bridge to Mackinac Island (left background) awaits colder nights. More...

Mayor Candidates To Meet Public Tuesday

Seven candidates for St. Ignace mayor will appear at a public forum Tuesday, February 14, at LaSalle High School. There is no charge for the event, which begins at 7:30 p.m. More...

Corey Davidson Wins 6th Crown at I-500

By Ryan Schlehuber

Both triumph and tragedy marked the 38th Annual International 500 Snowmobile Race in Sault Ste. Marie Saturday, February 4. More...

Courts in County To Get New Digital Recorders

Courts in Mackinac County will get new digital recorders and may install a video system that will allow some prisoners to be arraigned from the jail, instead of a public court room. More...

Social

Wedding

Piippo, Delgreco

Lacy Lynne Piippo and Kenneth R. Delgreco Jr. were united in marriage Sunday, January 1, 2006, at 3:30 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Farmington Hills. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father, Gerald Piippo. More...

Engaged

Renee Sandberg, Jim Canavos

Don and Karen Sandberg of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their daughter, Renee Diane Sandberg of Raleigh, North Carolina, to Jim Canavos of Raleigh, son of Ella and Nestor Canavos of Fayetteville, North Carolina. More...

Birth

Sawyer Graham

Jamie and Clayton Graham of St. Ignace announce the birth of a son, Sawyer Joseph Graham, born Friday, January 27, 2006, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches in length at birth. More...

Obituaries

Faye Cheeseman

Faye Marie Cheeseman of Seattle, Washington, was a former St. Ignace resident who worked as a computer technician on the information technology team at Seattle Vocational Institute. More...

Doris Coburn

Doris Coburn of St. Ignace and Petal, Mississippi, was a former resident of Gould City, St. Ignace, and Engadine. More...

Harold ‘Bub’ Nelson

Harold Eugene "Bub" Nelson of DeTour Village worked for many years for Central Savings Bank in Sault Ste. Marie, and in 1972 he was transferred to Central Savings Bank in DeTour, where he managed the DeTour branch until he retired. More...


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